Welcome to the ESSDACK Technology Integration Group Wiki!

We hope to use this space to collaborate and share resources during and in between our monthly meetings. This space will be written and edited by all of the ESSDACK TIG members. Through collaboration and knowledge sharing this space will become a wealth of information.

Use the links to the left to see more about our work topics or to connect with specific members on what they know. The search box to the left will search the entire contents of our ESSDACK TIG wiki to find whatever you're looking for. If you don't find it, please start a page and ask for help to gather information! The discussion tab associated with each page allows for discussion of the content as it is written. If at any point someone comes in and grafittis our space or we make a mistake or whatever - we can always use the history tab to rever to an earlier version of the page. This will also allow us to see how our knowledge base grows over the year. You can use the notify me tab to subscribe to the contents of this wiki through email or RSS.

Monthly Meeting Timeline

Each month we meet at ESSDACK and enjoy a day full of networking, collaboration, discussion, food, and fun!
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 11:30 Two 1-hour Work Topics (see topics below)
12:30 - 1:30??? - Sharing
1:30 - 3:30 - work / discussion time

Monthly Meeting Dates & Topics (feel free to suggest topics for future meetings by typing them in below)

Afternoons Please Share Resources: Web 2.0

September 4, 2007

Planning, Sharing, etc

October 5, 2007

Morning: Loti | Dean, Tuanua, Dyane, Judy
Afternoon: Sharing communication with parents, web resources, WebQuest

November 9, 2007

Morning: Google Tools | Glen
Afternoon: Connecting state standards to Projects | Amy, ePals/In2 Books

December 7, 2007

Morning: Social Networking | Dean, Glenn, Kevin
Afternoon: Avatars, Real Life, Second Life |Kevin

January 4, 2008

Morning: Blogging, Wikis, Podcasting, Ipods in education | Glenn, Joanna Rosemary & Mary
Afternoon: Discovery Science & United Streaming | Deam
Blog - Wiki Sharing

February 1, 2008

Morning: Data, ISTE Standards, 8th Grade Technology Assessment | Dean, Tom, Group input
Make Up:
Dean - Discovery Science & United Streaming
Rosemary & Mary - iPods in education

Afternoon: Go to Tonya Witherspoon's Mindscapes ???

March 14, 2008 - changed from March 7, 2008

Morning: Impact of Technology on student learning - 1:1 impact on student learning | Group input
Afternoon: Grants, Ways to get money

April 4, 2008

Morning: Skype, Video Conferencing, Tutorial Videos | Tom, Tuana, Dean, Bryan
Afternoon: Play with the applications,

May 2, 2008

Morning: GPS | Google Earth | Intel Tool Overview | Dyane, Johanna, Glenn
Afternoon: Smartboard Dyane, everyone

August 18, 2006

Web 2.0 Tools, DOPA

September 15, 2006

Organization, Sharing

October 20, 2006

GPS, Interactive Whiteboards

November 17, 2006

T+L NSBA 2006, Staff Development

December 15, 2006

Podcasting/Vodcasting (PC and Mac), Christmas Tech Toys Wish List

January 19, 2007

Chistmas Tech Toys Sharing (::cough:: bragging =),
Digital cameras / graphics - Diane

February 16, 2007

- Tech Literacy 8th grade - everyone!
- Handhelds / iPods / Neos - Charlie, Luke, and Bentley

March 16, 2007

- Online courses - Tonya
- Shared Spreadsheets & Writing Apps - Judy, John, Tonya

April 20, 2007

- Camtasia - Tom; Snapz Pro - Tammy
- Science Activities - Tammy

May 18, 2007

- Adaptive Technology - Dwayne
- Open Office - Dean